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The Incredible Life and Work of Marie Curie

07/11/2020 11:40 AM | Click to read full article

Marie Curie was a pioneer who devoted her entire career and life to science. After she and Pierre Curie discovered two new radioactive elements (1898) she went on to become: the first woman professor at the Faculty of Sciences at the Sorbonne (1906) and of the Academy of Medicine (1922), and a two time Nobel Prize winner.

The story of her life and scientific work is a rediscovery of a major part of the history of the twentieth century.